Bill Jasso, a graduate of the Newhouse School's Communications Management program, returned to his alma mater in 2012. Previously, he was vice president of communications at Time Warner Cable in Akron, Ohio. He also served on the cabinet of the mayor of Akron; was director of communications for the National Golf Foundation; and director of public relations for Warner Amex Cable Communications in Dublin, Ohio.
Jasso developed the crisis communications plan for Time Warner's Midwest Region and directed that company's launch of and media relations for its Road Runner High Speed Online product.
He has served as a board member and professional development chair for the Association of Cable Communicators and is a past president of the Greater Akron Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Jasso was selected as the 2015-2016 Newhouse Teacher of the Year.